| May 19, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Year after year, Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale grew tired of the same question as another new season approached: Who is the Baltimore Blast going to be playing this year?
He provided an answer on Monday.
Hale announced the creation of the Major...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Baltimore Blast has re-signed five players from last year's team and signed a newcomer as the team shapes its roster for the inaugural season of the Major Arena Soccer League.
Goalkeeper William Vanzela, defender Pat Healey, midfielder Lucio Gonzaga...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:52 PM
When Phillip Gyau was inducted into the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame in 2008, his 15-year-old son had to take the day off. As Joseph Gyau came to know, the national team's residency program isn't for the faint of heart.
“A profession like this...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The Baltimore Arena will be getting a face-lift quickly, with the city expected to select Royal Farms on Wednesday as the venue's new title sponsor.
The Baltimore-based chain of convenience stores known for its fried chicken has agreed to pay $250,000...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Baltimore's spending panel voted unanimously Wednesday to change the Baltimore Arena's name to the Royal Farms Arena in exchange for about $1.2 million over five years.
Under the terms of the agreement, the Baltimore-based convenience store chain —...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Ed Hale wants to buy the Baltimore Arena, but the city said the aging facility is not for sale.
Two years after his departure from First Mariner Bancorp, the bank he launched and turned into the city's largest, Hale finds himself on the outside...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:42 AM
The defending Major Indoor Soccer League champion Baltimore Blast will open its 2013-14 season on the road against the Rochester Lancers on Saturday, Nov. 16 before taking on the Milwaukee Wave in its home opener on Saturday, Nov. 23.
The Blast will...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Gerald "Gerry" Kelly, a onetime soccer writer for The Evening Sun who went on to become a much-loved bartender at a handful of area bars, most notably Jerry D's on Harford Road, died of heart failure Oct. 13 at his home in Parkville. He was 63.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center.
He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
The Fallston High School PTSA would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters of this year's After-Prom celebration, which was held May 25-26 at the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company. Prom night can be one of the most dangerous evenings...